He was raised in the Weed/Gradyville Area of Adair Co.
John served 4 years in the U.S. Army, he retired from Sun Chemical in IL.
He was a member of the Wesleyan Church.
Preceded in death by his wife Toyoko (Mitch),
his parents and step-mother Delcie Firguin Roach
two brothers Clell and Norman Roach
one sister; Dorothy Garnes
Survived by two daughters; Kathy Oki of IL & Dorothy Driesback of Ohio
two grandchildren; Dylan & Annie of Ohio
two sisters; Louise Janes of Sparksville, KY and Janet Roach of Versailles, KY
Graveside services were held at Abraham Lincoln Cemetery in Elwood, IL.
This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home Columbia, KY.